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If rumors are true, then Apple’s expected streaming music service, nicknamed “iRadio,” may be coming together nicely. Early this week, we reported that over the past weekend, Apple came to a deal with Warner Music Group, the second music company to agree to licensing terms with Apple for a radio service, the first being Universal Music Group. When we reported on this news, we made mention that Apple still needed the support of Sony Music, because without them, they’d be missing a large chunk of artists and albums. The...

With E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) kicking off next week, Madfinger Games—the studio behind ShadowGun and Dead Trigger—has decided to jump the gun (no pun intended) and get an early start to promoting their upcoming game, Dead Trigger 2. Dead Trigger is more than just a typical sequel, the team behind this new game have completely reworked every aspect and have added some very interesting storytelling aspects. For instance, Dead Trigger 2 takes place in a fictional world, where a world-wide outbreak has occurred. When players...

Apple’s WWDC event kicks off next week and while the main event may be the completely redesigned version of iOS—headed up by Jony Ive—the company clearly wants to drop some bombs during the event, seeing how they have no real new hardware to show off. According to Reuters, Apple signed a music licensing agreement with Warner Music Group to use their recorded (and published) music library with their new, upcoming music streaming service. This is big news for Apple, who has already signed a deal with Universal Music Group, as...

If you’ve been craving the ability to fight off herds or legions of the undead using nothing but seeds and vegetation, then listen up. The folks over at PopCap have “finally” announced the sequel to their massive hit, Plants vs. Zombies, which is coming to iOS on July 18th. The new installment will see the return of quite a few favorite plants, as well as some new ones. The theme to this new version is “time travel.” Apparently the brainless horde have figured out how to attack the time stream (hmmkay?!?)...

In a very unusual move, Apple released a new iPod Touch via their website sometime overnight. While it’s not unusual for Apple to make slight hardware tweaks—usually internal—without much fanfare, the latest update sees the removal of the 5-megapixel camera on the back Touch. This means an entirely new exterior rear casing had to be tweaked and manufactured. Aside from the removal of the camera, the new iPod Touch retains the same 4-inch Retina display found on the other 5th generation models, but it will come with slightly...

Tim Cook took to the hot seat at D11 last night and answered some questions, mainly pertaining to the iPhone, iOS and Apple willingness to open up. Unless you’ve been living under a rock since last year, you’d know that Apple is preparing to debut it’s upcoming update to iOS, version 7. This is a big deal for Apple, as former iOS chief Scott Forstall has been given the boot and Apple’s legendary head of industrial design, Jony Ive, has been given the reigns to the the companies “Human Interfaces.” We’ve...

Bright Mango, the developer behind the hugely popular iPhoneography app, Wood Camera (which was the #1 photo app in the App Store and #1 in over 80 countries) is at it again with a new camera app, called Viewmatic. Viewmatic is an app that aims to give the growing legion of iPhoneographers the experience of shooting through viewfinders from old, vintage cameras. There are 20 different viewfinders that users can use, some feature cool, imperfections, like scars (replicated from years of use), scratches, dust and vintage film. John Barnett...

If you didn’t already know, aside from running TechHog.com, I’m also a Semi-Pro Photographer (you can see some of my work at mwewerka.tumblr.com) and I love to share my photos, and in some cases, how I take my photos, with friends and curious like-minded photographers. While I tend to answer most of these questions either in person or via my other site, I thought I’d take to TechHog to answer some more specific—and relevant—questions, like which apps I use. With smartphones now providing some amazing apps and services,...

To some people the iPhone’s popularity seems to be fading, but don’t tell that to the folks at T-Mobile, who just sold 500,000 iPhone in just one month. Last month, T-Mobile announced their plans to ditch two year contracts and phone subsidizing and at the same time, they finally announced the launch date for Apple’s iPhone. Despite the fact that T-Mobile is the fourth largest carrier in the nation and that they were the last of the major carriers to launch the iPhone, sales still exceed expectations. T-Mobile has always...

If you’re like me, an avid photographer, then you may be excited to hear that Adobe is currently testing out a new “prototype” version of their popular Lightroom software for the iPad. The folks over at CNET received a little sneak peak of the software, which has no release date, but looks to be quite powerful. Within the mobile app, users will...